City Park

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Thomas Perumean
October 09, 2019 - 8:25 am
Road work is underway to improve a stretch of Marconi Drive and Orleans Avenue as the two one way streets run along the west side of City Park. The three million dollar project aims to repave the roadway. Other repairs include fixing broken sidewalks and driveways. The project will run the length...
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Don Ames
August 03, 2019 - 11:57 am
New Orleans Police say a man was arrested early Saturday morning after a violent knife fight with a woman in which both parties suffered stab wounds. Investigators say the stabbings took place in the 41100 block of Cadillac Street shortly before 1 a.m. in the St. Bernard area, a residential...
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Chris Miller
July 31, 2019 - 8:03 am
The beignets and café au lait are served -- Cafe du Monde is now open in City park "Yes, we're really excited about it," said City Park Chief Operating Officer Rob DeViney said the City Park casino building that houses the cafe has been completely redone. "Totally upgraded the plumbing tin the...
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Chris Miller
July 29, 2019 - 8:47 pm
The Louisiana Children's Museum has closed up in the Warehouse District, but will be back at the end of next month in City Park. The staff isn't taking the month off, either. After 30 years in the warehouse district, The Louisiana Children's Museum is closing for about a month, before it reopens at...
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Don Ames
July 27, 2019 - 3:00 pm
A famous New Orleans coffee shop is ready to bring its beignets to its new location at City Park. Cafe du Monde owners say their new shop will open and begin operating on July 31 at the Casino Building. The cafe had been operating a food truck in the area since January as the space was being...
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Jim Hanzo
June 12, 2019 - 9:30 pm
The Louisiana Children's Museum will close its current location on Julia Street one month before opening its new campus. The museum announced Wednesday that the new complex will have its grand opening August 31 on Henry Thomas Drive in City Park. The current location, on Julia Street since 1986,...
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Don Ames
February 14, 2019 - 8:04 pm
A three-alarm fire at the Esplanade Apartments at City Park forced residents to evacuate Thursday afternoon. The fire began about 5:45 p.m. at the apartment complex on Esplanade near Bayou St. John. Officials said the fire started in an apartment on the seventh floor of the building. Dozens of...
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January 29, 2019 - 4:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A famous New Orleans coffee shop is using a food truck to bring its beignets to City Park while its recently acquired cafe in Casino Building is under renovation. The Advocate of New Orleans reports Cafe du Monde will start parking the food truck outside the Casino Building on...
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Chris Miller
December 19, 2018 - 3:17 pm
Café DuMond submitted the highest bid to become for City Park's tenant, according to WWL-TV, coming in with an offer to pay $25,760 a month. Café Beignet was next with $25,100, and Morning Call, the current tenant, the lowest bidder at $23,800 a month. City Park says its attorneys still have to...
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